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Writer (letters to the editor, op-eds) as a group volunteer advocate

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Organization: Results Canada

Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)

Availability: Flexible; Evenings

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 10

Location: Flexible

Deadline: Sep 30, 2020

Description

Results is a global movement of passionate citizens committed to raising our voices for a world without extreme poverty. We leverage resources for programs and improved policies that give people living in poverty the health, education and opportunity they need to thrive.

As an international development advocacy organization, we are looking for people who love to write and are keen on submitting letters to the editor and/or op-eds to the media on issues that touch on international development and global health (access to education for girls, importance of immunization/vaccines, safe water access, tuberculosis, children's and mother's health, etc.). We will provide you with tips and tricks, support, details on issues to write on, etc.

You will become part of a group who either meets virtually or in-person (when it'll be safe to do so). You will support one another in getting published about Results Canada's issues on extreme poverty.

TO APPLY, please fill out this online form on Results Canada's website. We'll send you the steps to becoming a volunteer directly in your email inbox: https://resultscanada.ca/#sign-up

Contact

Mélissa Dubé

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action@resultscanada.ca

Volunteer Opportunity Address
PLEASE EMAIL IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS, WE ARE WORKING REMOTELY AND DO NOT HAVE ACCESS TO OUR PHONES.

In the comfort of your home - once it'll be safe to do so (due to COVID-19 pandemic), you'll be invited to join the in-person group who meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month from 7-9pm. For the time being, the group is meeting virtually and you're invited to join.

Details

Good for people interested in: Writing; Communications and Marketing; COVID-19 Virtual Volunteering; Legal/Advocacy

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
You will build a close relationship with staff and fellow volunteers. You will be part of a community of like-minded individuals committed to creating change and you will have the opportunity to use your passion of writing to be part of the solution for a better world for all. This is also an opportunity for you to hone your writing skills and your understanding of international development/global health issues and advocacy.

How will the organization benefit?
Results Canada combines the voices of our volunteers with strategic efforts (like getting your opinion published in the media) to leverage millions of dollars for programs and improved policies that give the people living in the Global South, the health, education, and opportunity they need to thrive. We are a global movement of passionate citizens, committed to raising our voices for a world without extreme poverty.

Organization category: Law, advocacy and politics

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - Seniors (65+); Families; Groups; Persons with a disability; New Canadians

This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes

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